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, southwest into mississippi. forecasters are also warning of severe flash floods. meteorologist janice dean is live from the our fox news weather center. southwest mississippi is what i should have said, right, jd? >> louisiana, mississippi, alabama all the way up the mississippi river, jon scott. tornado warnings, we've had several warnings throughout the morning and we have a tornado watch. that is good until 2:00 p.m. local time for portions of louisiana into mississippi. tornado watch meaning conditions are favorable for tornados and right there we have a tornado warning east of homa we're spotting strong rotation on doppler radar. earlier today we had a trained weather spotter indicate a tornado was on the ground around baton rouge. this is a very dangerous situation. also because we have so much heavy rainfall these tornados can be rain wrapped so you can't see them coming. the other part of this because we have so much heavy rain flash flood watches and warnings for much of portions of mississippi river valley along louisiana up towards the mississippi where you see the maroon shaded
shipping on the mind of mississippi river -- mighty mississippi river as water levels reached new lows. >> representative -- rice has been growing in this part of southeast texas for centuries. it is water intensive, and the field has to be irrigated using water from local rivers and lakes, but the drought of recent years has been threatening the farmer's livelihood. >> we have not had water for the lakes, and when they are at a certain level, they will not allow us to get water or the producers to the water because the lakes are so low. >> local authorities have tried to ease the situation by rationing water, but with so little rain, the largest cities in the region may soon be left high and dry as well. no official figures show farmers in north america can expect more hot, dry weather in years to come. 2012 was the hottest year since records began over a century ago. scientists say that is a clear indication that the region's climate is changing. it is not just farm owners, but also many farm workers who face an uncertain future as the world's weather patterns change. >> if we do not
and this will be moving into mid-mississippi valley. this rain could be beneficial from the ongoing drought condition in the mid-mississippi valley. the level is the fourth lowest in history. temperatures are warm. atlanta 18 degrees. oklahoma city 12. here denver, 13 degrees. quite warm there. you're going be seeing a roller coaster ride this week down to about minus 9 for your high. here is your extended forecast. >>> one more story. a male panda has opinibeen matc with a new female friend. the 6-year-old panda arrived on wednesday at the zoo. he's on lease. japanese animal handlers are hoping to help them breed through cross over match making between zoos. at his new home he's expected to mate with a 12-year-old who has failed to bear offspring with her 10-year-old mate. >> translator: she's reaching the reproductive age limit. i hope she can breed successfully this year. >> the mating season is from january to march. the zoo plans to introduce the new couple to the public in mid-january at the earliest. that's all for this edition of "newsline." thanks for joining us.
out of this. 4-5 from louisiana up across the mississippi river valley. much needed rainfall unfortunately. too much of a good thing unfortunately in portions of louisiana. flash flooding in the areas where they are getting 1-2 inches an hour in some cases. satellite radar imagery this is a springtime storm. this is a winter time storm bringing winter weather advisories 6-12 to 18 inches of snow across the northern rockies and planes. we will continue to watch the storm systems. we will bring you the latest in tornado warnings today. back to you. >>> a woman fired from her job for refusing a flu shot? >> do you know someone who wakes up grumpy from getting up too early in the morning? some of us are crabbier than others and wait until you hear why. we will talk about that. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. a
. these clouds in and out of the region here but lots of rain out in texas, the mississippi valley. this is great news but we need more of this on a regular basis. the drought conditions on the mississippi river have affected the barts traffic. cold air just off to our north and northwest pittsburgh in the low 30s along with detroit, chicago in the 20s. there's cold air but 40s and 50s just south. this is that swinter battle we were just talking about and we are seeing right now. comfortable temps for this time of year. 45 in gaithersburg. 41 in cumberland. fredricksburg is 38, one of our cooler spots this morning. and here in town as we look out on our michael & son weather camera, good visibility. skies are partly cloudy, 50 degrees. and with a northwesterly wind at 8 miles an hour. but that's national airport. they're a little warmer than most of our reporting stations right now and the barometer is way up. pressure is high. good thing because it's blocking this storm system from coming in our direction. lots of rain and snow coming in toward the northwestern part of the country again. this ha
to the north spreading showers to the lakes all the way to the mississippi river valley. it will pass to our northwest tomorrow. we'll beeno the fridges of it. chilly overnight 33 to 40 degrees. as we get through the day tomorrow we'll look for cloudy skies pretty much for the entire day. through the day, hang on to the cloud cover and we'll watch for light rain or showers. right now, it looks like everything should clear out quickly as we head through the day saturday. we'll start off saturday with cloudiness but then skies will brighten up. lower 50's, lower 60's on saturday. upper 60's on sunday with some sunny. then a slow-moving cold front and dropping temperatures through the balance of next week. keep checking wjla.com on our weather page we have a bunch of interesting stuff. a brand-new blog that is a response to some of the coverage of the weather climate data for 2012. an interesting look at facts and figures maybe you didn't hear. check that out. >> we're all watching rg3 closely. things are going well, hopefully. >> they are keeping a good
arkansas, western tennessee, western mississippi and right down into louisiana as well. this is an area of low pressure which is also bringing that rain back into northern texas. it's all rain right now. we're done with the snow as warmer air tries to work into this system. this heavy rain is coming in the form of very strong thunderstorms. we have a lot of cloud to ground lightning. an area where we could see some isolated tornadoes as well. it will start to push eastward. but it's a slow process. over the next 48 hours, this area in lower and orange here, from arkansas down to louisiana, could end up to 3 to 4 inches of rain. out ahead of this system, it looks temperatures will be 15 to 20 degrees above normal. that includes new york city as well. mara? >> thanks so much, dylan. >>> an asteroid fly-by. >>> plus, what should have been a fun adventure ends tragically for two men inside this giant, inflatable ball. you're watching first look on msnbc. my insurance rates are probably gonna double. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guaran
. that is going to move over to mississippi all along this cold front. as that pushes to the east, even a few super cells could be developing out of that. with the risk comes with that a tornado or two as that continues to cruise off here. but behind it we are watching another low pressure area. and this one here is moving across the northern rockies. that's going to bring snowfall but the big story with this one is a game changer because it will usher in the coldest temperatures of the season so far, all the way even down to portions of southern california. you're going to be seeing temperatures well below average. this is going to work its way to the east dropping temperatures below freezing, so if you are along the eastern seaboard, enjoy the warm weather for the time being because it is going to cool right off. now we'll take a look over to the british isles, you're going to see a break on your thursday. we are seeing some sunny skies move across the area, but on friday and saturday the cool air pressure is going to move in to kick up the winds and bring some heavy rainfall with any gail
of mississippi as well. and a closer look shows you just how much lightning is associated with these thunderstorms as well. it's just streaming in off the gulf of mexico. and that is going to allow perhaps two to four inches of rain to fall in this area. and again, that's over the next 48 hours. and it will slowly spread eastward. that's a look at the weather across the country. now, here's a peek out your window. >> the new york city is 48 degrees. not bad, above average. we're also looking at temperatures today to top out in the upper 50s. and charlotte north carolina, looks pretty did there. minus a couple showers in orlando, florida, 81 degrees. >> so really the entire east coast enjoying above-average temperatures. florida's about 10 degrees above average. >> i love it when you bring good news. >> i know. >>> well, an asteroid fly-by, a beer just for dogs and apple and facebook. >>> plus, what should have been a fun adventure ended tragically for two men inside this inflatable ball. you're watching "early today." >> announcer: "early today" is brought to you by therm
. heavy rain and thunderstorms will spread into the mississippi and ohio valleys tonight. up to four inches of rain are possible in some areas, and it will be dry in the northeast. >>> in sports this morning big rejection by baseball writers. they're not sending anybody to cooperstown this year, especially players tainted by the steroids scandal. first time that has happened since 1996. they've all been linked to steroid use. all-star got 68 but needed 75 to get in. biggio was never linked to the steroid scandal. >>> in basketball the lakers come up short again. final minute, manu ginobili. kobe bryant goes for the tie and misses. earl clark hurls a prayer. spurs hand l.a. their fifth straight loss, 108-105. >>> the thunder took a buzz saw to the t'wolves. a bright spot for minnesota. luke ridnour made back-to-back steals but kevin durant was hot. he scored 26 against the injure-ridden timberwolves. oklahoma city wins by 106-84. >>> annika southern stam one of the best female golfers of all time injured herself an then tweeted about it. the 42-year-old is the only woman in lpga histo
anywhere and the big thunderstorms, pushing on through here, essentially out of mississippi into georgia and alabama. we could even hear the rumble of thunder here tomorrow night believe it or not at this time. just clouds tonight. 48 rockville, 49 in fairfax. still 50 in college park and 45 over in bowie. look how mild it is, above freezing in minneapolis and 41 in chicago and 37 in detroit. so a few showers are on the way, dry tonight. mainly dry in the morning commute, but the wet roads tomorrow, especially north of town. and then april over the next weekend. they will stay green. 50 tomorrow with the afternoon showers. 64 on saturday warmer. 67 crazy warm on sunday with few showers. you could still walk or bike on the canal. temperatures still around 60 and a better chance of organized rain, maybe even a thunderstorm on tuesday, into wednesday. temperatures back to reality with a high of 35. >> really? >> yes. now if i make that 69 or 70, we could have another decade. >> funny how that call came in just in time for the inauguration. >> yes. didn't you expect that to happen? >> yeah,
that are out there has been compromised a great deal. an illegal firearms on our street, it is not mississippi, it is not indiana. it is cook county. cross section of opinions and conservation from the area's top police commanders. the senator wants to explore ways that the federal government can help local police deal with the tragedy of gun violence. the problem extends out to the suburbs. local police departments find themselves depleted and overworked. he says the gangs are flourishing. police recently celebrated in milestone. that took about 150 high ranking gang members and shooters off the street. that is what is feeling his desire to learn more. the tragedy in committee kit at sandy hook gallantry has sparked a national conversation on protecting our children from the epidemic of school shootings. the national rifle association points to the second amendment of the constitution and a right to bear arms. local police chiefs here in chicago say there is also a solemn ipod legationobligation for public safety. >> the shuffling of president obama cabinet. she announced that she is steppi
toward jackson mississippi. that mildler air begins to make a push into baltimore and the east coast on saturday afternoon. in this air to the south which is close to 70, that moves in for sunday. so sunday looks really mild. right now though again quiet for another 12, maybe 20 hours, then by this time tomorrow afternoon and evening we will look for rain showers to come in with this system out of texas. making more of a track to the north but we will still catch the warm front ahead of this thing. that could generate showers and then the warm air behind that boundary into saturday and again it's going to hang out and get warmer on sunday. just a quick check of colorado with the ravens, looks like partly cloudy tonight. cold air starting to build in and snow showers out in the mountains to the east of denver. you get the idea of what's setting up for saturday. mostly cloudy, dry tomorrow, 38 with late day showers and tomorrow night we will call it 40. fog developing, you will be out early saturday morning. watch out for that warming trend the next three days, then we start to cool it
in mississippi and alabama and california and all over and tom was one of those people. he was sent to texas to handle a very significant hate crime case when he was a young lawyer that involved a gang of white supremacists that went on a killing spree and ended up shooting 3 people and killing one when he was a young lawyer working in the civil rights division. he later served as a top deputy for attorney general janet reno, he was special counsel to ted kennedy and served as the president's advisor on civil rights issues. he was also director for civil rights at the department of human health services. tom, you will find, is passion ate and committed to equality and justice for everyone. tom, more than anyone i know, makes every single day in his life matter, whether it's focused on anti-bullying work, voting rights, disability rights, housing rights, the eighth amendment, immigration, hate crimes or human trafficking. tom cares about all of those issues to his core and he works every day to make the world a better place. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome assistant attorney general
and heading east. the mountain areas could see heavy rain and thunderstorms will spread into the mississippi and ohio valleys tonight. up to 4 inches of rain are possible in some areas, and it will be dry in the northeast. >>> in sports this morning big rejection by baseball writers. they're not sending anybody to cooperstown this year, especially players tainted by the steroids scandal. first time that's happened since 1996. on the ballot were barry bonds, roger clemens, and sammy sosa. they've all been linked to steroid use. all-star craig biggio got 68% but needed 75% to get in. biggio was never linked to the steroid scandal. >>> in basketball the lakers come up short again. final minute, manu ginobili. hit the three to put the spurs up by circumstance. the lakers'arily clark answers back. kobe bryant goes for the tie and misses. earl clark hurls a prayer. spurs hand l.a. their fifth straight loss, 108-105. >>> the thunder took a buzz saw to the t'wolves. a bright spot for minnesota. luke ridnour made back-to-back steals but kevin durant was hot. he scored 26 against the
states, louisiana mississippi some severe weather today. that's possible. and then as we move through the ohio valley they're dealing with some sweat weather there -- wet weather there an area open will have is going to stay -- of low pressure is going to stay to the north and west of us. with that it moves in here as we go into our friday. so tomorrow evening expect some set weather and light showers scattered in nature to come in here. but for today, what we're going to be dealing with temperature- wise, we're coming in at 52 degrees for a high. and the seven day forecast looks like this. we're only going to go up after friday and those showers nice and mild into saturday and also sunday. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>> good morning lynette. we have problems across the region. in anne arundel county where there's a crash on route 50 blocking one westbound lane at davidsonville road. in howard county we are dealing with a transformer hire in ellicott city that's shut down old frederick road at bracken drive. not too far away fro
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mortgages. another nonjudicial state, mississippi, nearly 17% of mortgages are delinquent. the number one state with the biggest backlog of foreclosures is, you guessed it, florida. almost 1-and-5 mortgages and the sunshine state are delinquent. it takes an average of 858 days. it nearly two years. unbelievable. ironically, the state with the best record on foreclosures, north dakota with less than three and a half percent. judicial state. still to come, my "2 cents more" on another teacher fight. the dow is already up more than 2% for the first six trading days of 2013, but will it continue? one of the authors of the aftershock continues gives us his predictions coming up. ♪ gerri: i your investments ready for the next financial crisis? important tips for protecting your ass ♪ gerri: heads up, investors. the next financial collapse could be just around the corner. two more bubbles have to burst that could send shock waves through the economy, according to our next guest with a solid track record of predicting the market. managing director for absolute investment management and best-s
and mississippi. heavy rain falling, rainfall amounts anywhere from 2 to 6 inches of rain locally in the next 24 hours. that's what's going on around the country. skies are clearing just a little bit this morning. upper 40's to the low 50's. a slight chance for rainthat's . willi willie. >> all right, al, thanks. now to today's professionals we break down the hottest headlines that have you talking. our panel and lawyer, zstar zons and donny deutche and alex wagner. good morning. >> good morning. >> we'll start with baseball. >> i don't know if these chicks are ready. >> okay. that's when donny goes bye-bye. >> you might want to pump your brain. you do not know what you're talking about. >> i thought i'd get the party started. >> baseball hall of fame strikes out, the front page of the sports section. the inductees are and a white space. the message is clear, no one inducted into the baseball hall of fame including barry bonds, on the ballot for the first time, all-time home run king and roger clemens you can make a case as the greatest pitcher of all time. they did not come close. you need 75%
threat is for louisiana, mississippi and across upper portions of mississippi river valley, arkansas through memphis, tennessee, through the ohio river valley. we'll keep you posted certainly martha throughout the day and bill. we could see a volatile situation unfolding. back to you. >> thank you for that, janice. we'll keep an eye on it. bill: there are new reports the legacy of the deadly terror attack in libya is looming large over the future of the u.s. involvement in afghanistan. president obama meets with hamid karzai late tomorrow in fact. the attack in benghazi reportedly a driving factor in the ultimate decision in how large of a force to leave behind. john bolton, former ambassador to the u.n. and fox news contributor. welcome back. what do you make of this? how do you put this together? >> i think it has got our priorities backwards. if taliban takes control again in afghanistan, we won't have to worry about protecting drone bases or diplomats because we won't be there at all. and i think this is part of the unreality of the obama administration's approach there. the low
mississippi river valley and gulf coast. look at these firing up until 12 noon today. rainfall amounts anywhere from 4 to 6 inches of rain in the lower gulf. we'll get to your local forecast. first, this message. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] take the special k challenge. lose up to six pounds in two weeks. with the cereal you love... and so much more. what will you gain when you lose? skies are clearing just a little bit this morning. upper 40's to the low 50's. a slight chance for rain >>> that's your latest weather. carl. >> thanks. >>> the oscar nominations are being announced in hollywood this morning. the event adding to excitement with the golden globes just three days away. it's the most exciting time of the year. >> i love this time, guys. we used to have to always wait for after the golden globes for the oscar nods. the academy bumped up this announcement and with five major awards shows, the awards shows are in high gear. >> ged ready for the oscars and acceptance speeches. >> i will fall off my shoes. >> reporter: a packed awards season is here. tonight jest critics choice a
in the northeast. thunderstorms down in parts of the southeast near new orleans. and into lower mississippi valley. we'll see snow in the pacific northwest, coast areas will see scattered showers state wide a mixed bag. pockets of showers and it won't be very mild tomorrow in southern california. we'll see snow in the sierra perhaps about five to seven inches around lake tahoe. here in the bay area, partial clearing into afternoon. high temperatures into upper 40 owes around 50s. conditions game time saturday for 49ers taking on packers will be mainly clear skies, dry. temperatures into upper 40s so chilly for the game. >> cool. >> right. very cool. >> thank you. >> up next wife of the late actor patrick swayze makes a visit to support a personal cause. >> where you ca hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> the widow of actor patrick swayze came to the bay area to publicize more research to fight pann
to a counselor or teacher. a 6-year-old arrested for having a temper tantrum in her class. in mississippi, we have a young high school student, arrested, spent about two weeks in jail for wearing the wrong colored socks. the police are enforcing the zero tolerance policy and what it's resulted in is students being arrested for these minor infractions. unfortunately, african-americans are getting hit at what we call extreme discipline policies. and the result is higher dropout rates and more young people in the criminal justice system ultimately does not make us safe. one last thing, the data shows that police in schools does not make us safer. many schools have 20 to 40 doors. you would need a military squad to guard every single door. it's not resulting in increased safety. but resulting in more kids not in college and more kids in the criminal justice system. >> as the vice president continues to limp sten to this, what are your hopes to having something tangible that the president can use in the state of the union address, so what are your proposal hopes? >> well, we hope to see some commo
and flood watches up for parts of the lower mississippi river valley and the gulf coast. look at these storms firing up. severe thunderstorm watches and tornado watches until 12:00 noon today. rainfall amounts from four to six inches of rain in the lower gulf. we'll get to your local forecast. but first, this message. [ female announcer ] take the special k challenge. lose up to six pounds in two weeks. with the cereal you love... and so much more. what will you gain when you lose? >>> good thursday morning to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren live from twin peaks, san francisco. a frigid start to the day. let's get to radar. a mix of rain and snow at this point down to 2,000 feet this morning. most of that activity along the coastline. 49 degrees today inland. 50 at the coast. hope you have a fantastic day. we'll be back here all morning long. >>> hay pelÍculas han sido >> good morning, natalie. lincoln leads the pack with 12 nominations, but in this year they were also some 3 c3 que se viene para el prÓximo and allen from argo. also a who's who for the supporting ladi
portion of the state. that heavy rain is now moving into mississippi. there's the tornado watch box. it does not include new orleans, but it does include baton rouge, new iberia and up there on the border of mississippi. possible tornadoes throughout this morning. they would be rain-wrapped tornadoes. you wouldn't know they were on top of you until they hit. keep that in mind. the other trouble out in the west. major winter storm from idaho to montana all the way through the dakotas, even salt lake city, utah, going to get significant snow later today. as far as the east coast goes, with all the stormy weather out to your west, all the warm air is pumped up the east coast. today up to 53 in washington, d.c. very nice. boston to new york and even into tomorrow, it looks like the warm weather holds for the eastern seaboard. actually, let's make that until the middle of next week, the warm air holds on the eastern seaboard. more to come here on "morning joe." we're brewed by starbucks. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to
this morning. but this tornado watch across louisiana and mississippi. and it's also, this storm moves to the north, it's going to pump a lot of warm air up with it. and we are going to be on the warm side of the storm. and maybe struggle to get past 50s today and tomorrow. it's going to be the weekend. clouds will increase here tomorrow afternoon. and evening. when we will have rain around. look at the forecast, we've got a yellow alert for tomorrow afternoon. the afternoon showers will impact the commute, the get away for the afternoon and evening. today 50. tonight 39. tomorrow 51. as we head toward saturday, here comes the warm air, 62 by sunday. we warm up to 68 monday. perhaps off for the holiday. some showers in the afternoon around 60. and much cooler tuesday, back down in the 40s with rain. >> thank you so much. >>> good morning everyone. you know this rush hour has been fairly easy. the beltways look great all morning long. no big problems to report. going about 42 miles per hour. heading up towards springfield. off and on for you at 42. it's really just fine. all commuters h
and big thunderstorms down in through mississippi and headed to the north and west tennessee and even into st. louis area with a rumble of thunder tonight in st. louis and you might hear the rumble of thunder tomorrow north of town. we'll zoom in, just some clouds rolling in right away. nothing to worry about. dry conditions and we will stay dry at least through tonight and probably most of tomorrow morning. temperatures, 48 in bethesda. 51 in arlington, 49 in fairfax. 47 in springfield. 51 at college park and 46 over in bowie. so the temperatures are still well above average for this time of the year and the day. now a few showers are on the way. dry tonight. mainly dry for the morning commute. there will be some wet roads in the evening. and especially north of town. rockville, frederick, going up that way. and certainly out towards leesburg, more to the west too. and a rumble of thunder is not out of the question yet. like april over the weekend, we'll be caught in a time warp over the weekend. future cast is 6:30 in the morning. no green blobs. clouds are increasing by lunchtime.
in the south. tornado watches and flood watches up for parts of the lower mississippi river valley and gulf coast. look at the storms firing up. severe thunderstorm watches and tornado watches until 12:00 noon. rainfall amounts anywhere from four to six inches of rain in the lower gulf. we'll get to your local first. here's, this message. jiem. >>> i'm storm team4 meterologist tom kierein. look at your tv and gaze. look at this live view of the sunrise over the potomac over washington from the news4 h hd city kwam are. neon orange and 46 at reagan national with a northwest breeze. and we'll have temperatures that are now in the 30s and low to mid 40s. climb to the low 50s later today with clouds >>> that's your latest weather. carl. >> thanks. >>> the oscar nominations are being announced in hollywood this morning. the event adding to excitement with the golden globes just three days away. it's the most exciting time of the year. >> i love this time, guys. we used to have to always wait for after the golden globes for the oscar nods. the academy bumped up this announcement and with five maj
-workers and stayed after they were murdered. the world knew it took courage to go to mississippi as a freedom rider. and after those murders, the world knew how much courage it took. barney frank had that courage. i first heard him speak as a guest lecturer at harvard. barney frank was then a top aide to boston mayor, kevin white. barney frank was by far the fastest talking teacher i heard. he went on to get elected to the massachusetts legislature. he picked up a law degree from harvard while he was a state legislator. and then in 1980, when ronald reagan won office, barney frank was first elected to congress, serving 32 years in the house of representatives. and every day of those 32 years he was the smartest guy in the building. he was not always the most effective. you need three things to be an effective, accomplished member of the house. two of them simply take time. experience and senority. the other requires a certain amount of luck, your party must be in the majority. you saw what barney frank could do with experience, seniority and his party being in the majority when he was chairman of t
research, jaut law common forms of birth control. it's so extreme the voters of mississippi rejected it in a popular referendum. paul ryan may believe this, but i also think his appraisal of the 2016 landscape in the republican primaries is it's not going to change much from 2012, there's going to be a purity litmus test. you have to pass that litmus test to be the nominee. so you think about those iowa caucuses, they're dominated by the religion right. you think about someone like chris christie who could run who says we have to be a party that compromises and when michael steele was lieutenant governor of maryland, he was part of an administration that compromised, work with democrats, and -- >> we know he's a good guy. >> but, look, that's what the country wants, and these folks don't get it. >> let's talk about the latino vote which is really a community which is very much in play in a sense that "w," a very recent president, was very successful in that community. it obviously is not anchored, if you will, to one party. remember anchor babies to use a term another way. steve king
in the mississippi river are so low, barge traffic has come to a virtual standstill. lake michigan is also dealing with low water, and that's forcing barges and other ships to lighteden their loads. >> we maintain to a certain project depth, and now we're, you know, we're two feet below the long-term average on lake michigan and huron. ships are having to load two feet less than they would normally. >> the barging industry is crucial to the economy. a typical barge can move 1,500 tons. the equivalent of 70 rail cars or 25 trucks. >>> caught in the act, police are looking for a man they caught on camera breaking into cars in chevy chase. take a look at this. officers say this guy didn't have any trouble getting into the jeep because the doors were unlocked. the car was parked outside a home in village park plaza in chevy chase over the new year's holiday. no word on what he got away with. the suspect there is still at large. >>> also in chevy chase, police are on the hunt for some high-end thieves. two men stormed into this jimmy choo store on wisconsin avenue. the crooks got away with seven handba
. in louisiana, tornado watches have been issued in some parts of mississippi, too. already, a tornado reported outside of baton rouge. we'll be watching that. be sure to tune into your abc stations. you saw the forecast with rainfall in the center of the nation. on the back end, a whole lot of colder air will be filtering in. you see billings on the outside of that 12 to 24 inches? that's mountainous to the west. but then, to the east, in the dakotas, you can get a foot of snow in some of those places. rapid city, be on alert. let's fly across the nation, talk about what you can expect. rainfall coming into atlanta, 63. boston, very mild at 47. duluth, right up there along the pink, and that pink represents wintery weather, wintry mix and ice. be careful. severe storms through the gulf coast. phoenix goes to 70. and a lot colder, from san francisco to los angeles today into tonight. that's going to be a big, big change. >> not only is it 100-year anniversary. but it's somebody else's birthday. young lady, what's your name? >> diveda mitchell. >> and sunday is her birthday. >> happy birthday to
. and yet of course waterways like the mississippi river flood banks of the colorado river about interconnected. they flow through multiple states. how do you think about the nexus between the locals and the inner connectivity with the broader watershed? i'm going to get you to respond as well. if things are local, the problems are local, how do you connect them? your thoughts as you work on water. >> to having to stand? >> yes, please. in the first all, i think you mentioned questions in that it got a lot of applause for your remarks at the beginning. [applause] >> i'm used to being in this position and it is one of the most difficult when there are downstream and packs with the upstream property owners are collaborators have to sacrifice in some way or collaborate for the benefit i removed from that deathly to finger-pointing. one of the most important principles, with a on regulatory consensus builder or a regulatory enforcement official is still the cited the need for local stakeholders to be bought and am committed to the solution and that the way you can act, whether it tnd
in mississippi, this was the governor before haley barbour. i was painting on his house. he had about seven or eight illegal immigrants. i know they were, because he had one guy that knew how to speak english, and he had one guy that knew english and spanish both. he told those guys what to do. the next governor is saying you're doing a wonderful job and everything is working and stuff. he knew that they were illegal. so, in other words, if you got the politicians that already know they're illegal, even let them come in their own backyard and work, i put my brush down. i could not work any more for the man, i'm sorry. but he knew who they were and what they were doing, and the company that they were working for, you know, it was a big company that was running this tree service and stuff. they knew what they were doing. it's corrupt and put a lot of people out of work in america. and that's what happened to a lot of people. host: thanks for sharing your perspective and story. fawn johnson, any response to that? guest: yeah, i think the thing -- i was on the phone with an advocate actually fo
inches of rain before it's all done. as you can see, it's going right up the mississippi valley, into the tennessee valley and heading toward o viewers there, get ready. scotch guard things. today, right now in cleveland, ohio, 28 degrees. about the same for chicago. a little warmer in minneapolis. 41 in kansas city. 40s and 50s across much of texas. 50s and 60s across much of dixie land. but that cold front is moving through. today's daytime highs, it should be 60 in raleigh. 63 in atlanta. the spot to be on this map would be tampa, florida. 86 later today. that's your fox travelcast. gretch, brian, back in to you. >> gretchen: it makes sense to have the diamond ring 'cause the diamond ring is already on the luxury tax card, isn't it? >> brian: yeah, i believe it is. that's also a risk and a purchase that many people don't feel as though they want to. steve, the thimble, you know i'm going for the thimble. you heard him mention he wants it out. not a word from doocy defending my support of the thimble. >> steve: that's what -- you want the thimble out. i said i'd like to see th
mississippi, five minutes. >> thank you, chairman. in the upcoming nasa reauthorization, some of the recent bills we passed in putting the indemnification bill as it has already been expressed by other members and the witnesses i'm concerned with the vision and the addition to become budget issues causing grief in the long and short-term programs and commissions what are the long-term goals to take into account all of the initiatives from space exploration. the report attempted to answer these questions and discuss some of them they could take the job will become more difficult as the budgets shrink. the administration and congress must do a better job of informing the american people about the important work nasa does and the overwhelming benefits to society reaches as a result. maintaining the leadership in the world is extremely important and is worth investing in. but we must not forget that an investment is also an investment in research to the demint for future technologies. nasa has a proven record and thousands of examples from the technologies that we simply cannot live without in
, the unemployment rate was 7.3%. today, it is 5.6%. the second lowest east of the mississippi and the lowest in the southeast. during that time, virginia has created 160,000 jobs, mostly in the private sector. in 2011, we hit our all-time high record for agricultural exports, at $2.35 billion, bolstering virginia's largest industry. together we put in place a stronger environment in which the private sector can create good paying jobs, and virginia is now outperforming its neighboring states. we have also worked hard together to get our fiscal house in order. three years ago, together we closed a budget shortfall of $6 billion without raising taxes. the results were good. we have had three consecutive budget surpluses totaling $1.40 billion. we more than doubled the rainy day fund. we gave two 3% performance bonuses to our great state employees. we have maintained virginia aaa bond rating while the federal government was losing theirs. we bolstered agency efficiency. we eliminated and consolidated dozens of boards and commissions and agencies and programs to save money. we set priorities and
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